The University of Silesia in Katowice is one of the largest and most dynamically developing public universities in Poland. Founded in 1968, the University of Silesia quickly established a reputation as a vibrant academic institution and an important interdisciplinary research hub. With a tradition of launching new programmes to best meet the needs of rapidly changing labour markets, the University of Silesia offers students a variety of programs and specialized fields of study. With outstanding research teams and well-equipped laboratories, we are an important player in the global research area.
It actively participates in European Commission initiatives focused both on educational and scientific development, and realize projects within the Horizon 2020, Creative Europe, Erasmus +, Interreg, Visegrad Funds, EEA Funds, Structural Funds and other. Currently, the University of Silesia is running almost 300 research projects carried out in conjunction with various outside institutions, both domestic and foreign, including business organizations. A substantial part of its research prioritizes innovation and practical applications for the economy. Internationalisation of research and education is one of the priority directions of development of the US.
The University of Silesia gives its students a unique possibility to develop their interests, fulfil their passions and gain practical skills necessary in constantly changing job market. Every academic year we offer over 75 programmes and 230 specializations, that are designed to help our students and alumni meet the challenges of changing reality and labor market.
Provides a stimulating learning environment where individual interests can be pursued and academic ambitions achieved. The University of Silesia serves over 22 000 intramural and extramural students and it already has 250,000 proud alumni, among which there are outstanding personalities in many fields.
The University of Silesia also offers numerous doctoral degree programmes which allow students to deepen their knowledge of various disciplines and provide them with opportunities to conduct interesting and innovative research projects.
Internationalization is a priority for the University of Silesia.
The Faculty has experience in conducting international and national research within various programs and grants. These include, among others: Experiences with Implementation and Application of EU law in Visegrad Countries (International Visegard Fund), Gender Pay Gap (GPG) – Close the Deal, Fill the Gap (Progress 2007-2013), TENLAW – Tenancy Law and Housing Policy in Multi-level Europe (Framework 7), Bilateral Polish-German harmonization of private law in the process of integrating EU law, Supplementation or opposition? (Polish German Foundation for Science), the project“Cross Border Acquisitions of Residential Property in the EU: Problems Encountered by Citizens”; Sustainable development as a eterminant of legal bases for management of geological environmental resources (Polish National Science Center), Free movement of goods and persons across borders – legal differences and similarities (LEGDAS).
As an established and academically acknowledged Faculty of Law and Administration in Poland, it is well equipped to conduct research in the area of interest to the project.